Re: [ga] Opinion Concerning ICANN Board/ccSO Matter
WXW and all assembly members,
William X. Walsh wrote:
> Hello DPF,
> Sunday, June 03, 2001, 8:45:57 PM, DPF wrote:
> > I think people miss the fundamental point that ICANN needs the ccTLDs
> > far far more than they need ICANN. If the ccTLDs don't get better
> > representation than 1/7th of 1/3rd of half the Board then they will
> > take their ball and play elsewhere.
> There is no other place to play.
Oh? How not so?
> There is some misunderstanding that some people believe that a ccTLD
> can remove itself from ICANN if it becomes dissatisfied with it.
And when were the ccTLD's part of ICANN. In fact the reality is the
other way around... ccTLD's determination is up the the respective
countries in which those ccTLD's belong to....
> That really is not an option. Even if a ccTLD embraced alt.roots, it
> would not really have any effect other than as PR for the alt.roots.
ccTLD's can be inclusive or other root and registry structures should they
so choose at any time of each of their choosing... Pretty simple to
> It would not result in the ccTLD not resolving in ICANN roots, nor
> would it broaden the resolution of alt.roots.
Oh? how so? Please be specific...
> ccTLD registries do not control name resolution inside their
> countries, which is apparently what some people who think this is some
> "coup" option seem to believe.
True in most cases ti is true, but not all. However with very little
restructuring and name server redirection/relocation, they could easily
> Best regards,
> William X Walsh
> Owner, Userfriendly.com
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